You should be aware that each time you visit a website, general information about your website is retained via cookies.
What are ‘cookies’?
Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites or sometimes by emails. They provide useful information to companies, which helps in all sorts of ways. For you, it means you can use the IIFT website more efficiently and save time by not having to re-enter your details each time you visit. For us, cookies help us to analyse how our members and customers interact with our website so we can make improvements.
A visit to iift.ie may generate the following types of cookies;
Some of these cookies are essential and some are non-essential.
Session cookies enable you to carry out essential functions on our site, such as maintaining log in details for the session or transaction. They also help by minimising the need to transfer information across the internet. They are not stored on your computer and expire when you terminate your browser session. You can delete these cookies via your browser if you wish to, but this will restrict the functions that you are able to carry out on our site(s). For more information about how to disable cookies in your browser, you can visit aboutcookies.org.
Tracking cookies enable us to recognise repeat visitors to the site. By matching an anonymous, randomly generated identifier, we are able to record specific browsing information such as how you arrive at the site, the pages you view, options you select, and the path you take through the site. By monitoring this information we are able to make improvements to our sites.
This website uses Google Analytics to collect statistical and other analytical information on an aggregate and non-individual specific basis of all browsers who visit this site. This statistical and analytical information provides us with general and not individually specific information about the number of people who visit this website; the number of people who return to this site; the pages that they visit; where they were before they came to this site and the page and the site at which they exited. This information helps us monitor traffic on our website, so that we can manage the website’s capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of this website are most popular and generally assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas of the website. This type of non-personal information and data can be collected through the standard operation of our Internet servers and logs as well as cookies.
You can choose to accept or block cookies
By using our website you agree that we can place both essential and non-essential cookies on your device.
You should, however, realise that cookies may be necessary in order to provide you with certain features such as the customised delivery of certain information.
Find out more
You will find more information about cookies at allaboutcookies.org, which gives details on how to delete cookies from your computer. For information on how to do this on your mobile phone browser, please see your handset manual.